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The '''Boston Redevelopment Authority''' (BRA) is a Massachusetts public agency that serves as the municipal planning and development agency for Boston, Massachusetts|Boston, working on both housing and commercial developments. Officially a "public body politic and corporate," the BRA was established by the Massachusetts General Court and the Boston City Council in 1957, superseding the authority of the Boston Housing Authority. Its primary goal is to work with Boston businesses and developers in order to provide direction for development in the city of Boston. Its statutory authority was set forth in the Massachusetts General Laws [https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXVII/Chapter121B chapter 121B, section 4], and amended by the Session Laws of 1960, chapter 652, section 12. The agency's redevelopment authority includes the jurisdiction to buy and sell real estate, acquire real estate through eminent domain,...
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Urban renewal 569
Development Projects 482
Housing 327
Community development 222
City planning 184
Land use 176
Downtown, Boston (Mass.) 145
Boston Redevelopment Authority 144
Historic preservation 140
Zoning 135
Political participation 124
Neighborhood 119
Open spaces 106
Waterfronts 81
Transportation 80
Linkage 75
Grant Applications 73
Office buildings 69
Area measurement 67
Parks 67
Architecture 65
Parking 65
Planning 64
Buildings 61
Environmental impact analysis 61
Central Business District, Boston (Mass.) 58
Building Reuse 56
Streets 56
Eminent domain 52
Parking garages 50
Community and Economic Development 47
Relocation 47
Socioeconomic Conditions 47
Hotels 43
Growth Policy 38
Historic buildings 37
Waterfront, Boston (Mass.) 37
Theater District, Boston (Mass.) 36
Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.) 35
Park Plaza Urban Renewal Project, Boston (Mass.) 35
Quality of life 35
Aerial Views 33
Logue, Edward J 33
Midtown Cultural District, Boston (Mass.) 32
Traffic 32
Boston (Mass.). City Council 31
Labor supply 31
Census (1990) -- Massachusetts Boston Zip Codes 30
Central business districts 30
Zip codes -- Massachusetts Boston Census, 1990 30
Environmental impact statements 29
Park Square, Boston (Mass.) 29
South Station (Boston, Mass.) 29
Older people 28
Capital investments 27
Community Facilities 26
South Cove, Boston (Mass.) 26
Harborpark, Boston (Mass.) 25
Real property 25
Vacant lands 25
Condominiums 24
Pedestrians 24
Parcel Development 23
Piers 23
Fan Pier, Boston (Mass.) 22
Health facilities 22
Infrastructure (Economics) 21
Rent 21
Building Heights 20
Chronology 20
Dates of Construction 20
Washington Park, Boston (Mass.) 20
Park Plaza, Boston (Mass.) 19
Playgrounds 18
Retail Space 18
Roads 18
Ruggles Center, Boston (Mass.) 18
Shelters for the homeless 18
Property Values 17
Public Access 17
Traffic Circulation 17
Airspace (Law) 16
Boston Zoning Code 16
Parcel 18, Roxbury, Boston (Mass.) 16
Building Conditions 15
Columbia Point, Boston (Mass.) 15
Convention facilities 15
Zoning Codes 15
Beatification 14
Blue Hill Avenue, Boston (Mass.) 14
Campus High School Urban Renewal Area, Boston (Mass.) 14
Developers Kit 14
Motor vehicles 14
Wharves 14
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.) 13
Land Acquisition 13
Land Taking 13
Municipal government 13
Recreation 13
Theaters 13
Transportation Access 13
Washington Court, Boston (Mass.) 13
Assessed Values 12
Building 12
Business relocation 12
Entertainment District, Boston (Mass.) 12
Government Center Urban Renewal Project, Boston (Mass.) 12
Harborwalk, Boston (Mass.) 12
Landscape gardening 12
Outdoor recreation 12
Pier 4, Boston (Mass.) 12
Traffic flow 12
Bridges 11
Financial District, Boston (Mass.) 11
Historic sites 11
Hospitals 11
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority 11
Property tax 11
Public housing 11
Retail trade 11
Schools 11
Socioeconomic Characteristics 11
US Custom House, Boston (Mass.) 11
Commercial Area Revitalization District (CARD) 10
Contracts 10
Downtown Crossing, Boston (Mass.) 10
Occupational training 10
Public opinion 10
Public schools 10
Universities and colleges 10
Washington Park Urban Renewal Area, Boston (Mass.) 10
Child care services 9
Combat Zone, Boston (Mass.) 9
Copley Place (Boston, Mass.) 9
Cultural Facilities 9
East Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- Waterfront 9
Home ownership 9
Income 9
Parcel 18, Boston (Mass.) 9
Population Characteristics 9
Redevelopment 9
Signs and symbols 9
Subways 9
Tall buildings 9
Waterfront, South Boston, Boston (Mass.) 9
Air quality 8
Biomedical Research Facilities 8
Castle Square, Boston (Mass.) 8
Custom House, Boston (Mass.) 8
Developer's Kit 8
Energy conservation 8
Hynes Auditorium, Boston (Mass.) 8
Interim Planning Overlay District (IPOD) 8
Kenmore Square, Boston (Mass.) 8
Land use -- Massachusetts East Boston (Boston) 8
Loan Applications 8
Local transit 8
Longwood Medical Area, Boston (Mass.) 8
Post Office Square, Boston (Mass.) 8
Rehabilitation 8
Soils 8
Taxation 8
Bibliography 7
Buses 7
Campus High School, Boston (Mass.) 7
Celebrations 7
Community gardens 7
Consultants 7
Fire alarms 7
Hinge Block, Boston (Mass.) 7
Housing Projects 7
Industries 7
Lafayette Place, Boston (Mass.) 7
Landmarks 7
Libraries 7
North Dorchester, Boston (Mass.) 7
One Lincoln Street, Boston (Mass.) 7
Projections 7
Projections (1980) 7
Public art 7
Request for Proposals 7
Shipping 7
Square 7
Tourism 7
Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston (Mass.) 7
Waterfront, East Boston, Boston (Mass.) 7
Wharfs / Wharves 7
Assessment 6
Bicentennial Celebration -- Massachusetts Boston Proposals 6
Central business districts -- Massachusetts Boston Census, 1990 6
Charlestown Naval Shipyard, Boston (Mass.) 6
Cleary Square, Boston (Mass.) 6
Community development -- Massachusetts Boston Dorchester 6
Employment Training 6
Family Relocation 6
Housing -- Massachusetts Boston Dorchester Proposals 6
Human services 6
Inner Belt, Boston (Mass.) 6
Interim Overlay Planning District (IPOD) 6
Kittredge Square, Boston (Mass.) 6
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